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Girl, Woman, Other

This exciting, often unsettling novel succeeds by respecting both the dignity of its subjects and the intelligence of its readers.

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Review of ‘Girl, Woman, Other’

In surveying Britain’s social history over more than a century through the interconnected lives of 12 characters, all of them black women (save for two exceptions), Bernardine Evaristo has set an ambitious agenda for herself. Both in substance and style, her vibrant novel Girl, Woman, Other, co-winner of the Booker Prize for Fiction in 2019,…

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